Former Huskers Jordan Burroughs and Colton McCrystal win gold at Pan Am Championships

Former Huskers Jordan Burroughs and Colton McCrystal win gold at Pan Am Championships
Jordan Burroughs, a four-time World champion, won his third Pan Am Championships title.

Former Huskers Jordan Burroughs and Colton McCrystal won gold medals in their weight classes Sunday at the Pan Am Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Burroughs, a four-time World champion, won his third Pan Am Championships title, defeating 2015 Pan Am silver medalist Jevon Balfour of Canada 7-0 in his 74-kg final.

McCrystal scored 12 points in the second period for a 12-1 tech fall over Cuba’s Damian Solenzal in the 65-kg final.

​In all, the United States won all 10 Pan Am freestyle golds, marking the first time in the history that a team went undefeated. The U.S. was 34-0 over the weekend.

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